Equifax Dividend yield

 Price  206.70
 Dividend  1.55
 Earnings  7.60
 Cash-flow  6.17
 Book value  32.30
 Equity  30.77

Equifax is part of Financial Services business, which is part of Financials industry. Equifax is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Equifax stock dividend

Equifax paid a total dividend of 191 million USD last year, for a market value of 25,424 millions (Market Cap 25,140 millions). Equifax dividend per share is 1.55 USD, and his stock market price 206.70 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Equifax has a dividend yield of 0.75%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Equifax stocks dividend with other Financial Services companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Equifax

Equifax Dividend Payout

About the ability of Equifax to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.55 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.75%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Equifax payout on ernings is currently 20.39%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Equifaxcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Equifax is USD 6.17 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.55, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Equifax, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Financial Services sector companies.

Equifax payout

Equifax Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Equifax's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Equifax dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Financial Services stocks.

Equifax stock dividend history

Equifax Stock performance

Finally, last moth Equifax showed a return of 1.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 9.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Financial Services firms.

Equifax stock and market return